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"Fiasco" (1986), a science-fiction novel by Stanisław Lem. Use this tag with the [stanislaw-lem] and [polish-literature] tags.

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Is there a translation or summary of Lem's short story "Crystal Ball"?

Fiasco, published in 1987, was Stanisław Lem's final science fiction novel. The opening chapter is set on Titan, and as noted in this question, seems rather separated from the remainder of the novel. ...
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What links the two parts of "Fiasco" by Stanisław Lem?

Stanisław Lem’s last novel Fiasco (1986) is divided into two parts. In the first part, the pilot Parvis lands on Saturn’s moon Titan where he learns that several “striders” (mechas) have been recently ...
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